School of Adult and Graduate Education

Traditional Admissions

Master of Health Science
Martine Scannavino, DHSc, RDN, LDN, FAND
Chair, Department of Nutrition
The Allen Chair of Nutrition
Director, Master of Health Science
610-437-4471 ext. 3486

Didactic Program in Dietetics
Shelley L. DePinto, MS, RDN, LDN
Director, Didactic Program in Dietetics
The Allen Center for Nutrition
610-437-4471 ext. 4487

Dietetic Internship
Marilou Wieder, MS, RDN, CNSC, LDN
Director, Dietetic Internship
610-606-4471 Ext 3445

Experiential Learning

The Allen Center for Nutrition

The Allen Center for Nutrition at Cedar Crest College offers nutrition majors at Cedar Crest a chance to participate in community outreach.

Cedar Crest College believes strongly in the concept of civic engagement, and The Allen Center for Nutrition at Cedar Crest College provides students with a wealth of opportunities to help promote health and wellness—specifically related to nutrition—in the community.

The Allen Center’s Nutrition Outreach Program

The Allen Center is dedicated to promoting nutrition-related research and study and sponsoring programs to educate all age groups on how to adopt a healthy lifestyle. Primary components of The Allen Center’s Nutrition Outreach Program include:

Student Participation in Community Outreach Initiatives

Students at Cedar Crest College have participated in various Allen Center outreach efforts throughout the community. Following is a list of some of the organizations that have benefited from these efforts, as well as the topics highlighted by The Allen Center and the College students involved in these projects.

Lutheran Manor Care, Bethlehem

Lehigh Valley Performing Arts Charter School, Bethlehem

Wellness Community, Bethlehem

Lehigh Valley Children’s Centers, Allentown/Bethlehem

Kids in the Kitchen, Allentown

Quakertown Library

Notre Dame High School, Easton

Funding for Allen Center Programs

Allen Center programs are funded in part through generous and continuous support from the Allen Foundation of Midland, Mich. The Allen Foundation was established in 1992 by the late William Allen, former trustee of the College, and his wife, Roberta Ritter Allen, a Cedar Crest alumna, former trustee and benefactor of the College.



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